Kookaburra sits in the old oak tree

We saw this handsome fellow sitting in the tree above us, eyeing our picnic lunch and waiting for some scraps.

Autumn in the Park

Autumn It is autumn in Breenhold Gardens and the colours are magnificent

Beautiful Juvenile Klipspringer

klipspringer j The Klipspringer (rock jumper) is a small rock-climbing antelope. We saw this juvenile in the Kruger National Park, such a little beauty

River Cottage on the Hawkesbury

River cottage This river cottage on the Hawkesbury River in NSW is a dream place to go and live one day. It looks so peaceful and natural, a little out of the way of the big city lights and hustle.

Brush Turkey in a Tree

brush turk tree This poor Brush Turkey was terrorised by a dog and chased up a tree, the owner of the dog kept asking the dog to leave it but the owner never even got up or put their dog on a leash!

Kangaroo Joey Drinking From Mother’s Pouch

We Visited Cattai National Park and sighted Kangaroos for the first time. What a lovely morning we spent, seeing them in their natural environment going about their daily routine. KRoo drink Here we saw an older joey drinking from his mother's pouch, so beautiful

Grey Crowned Crane

The Grey Crowned Crane is a near-threatened species with only some 4000 to 5000 birds left in the country. Crowned Crane Many rural people believe that these cranes can bring rain, so they include crane pictures in their rituals to call for the rainy season.

The Red Bishop in His Best Suit

The Red Bishop puts on his best and most colourful suit when he goes a-courting, he looks for the highest perch he can find so that he can flash these colours to the ladies. red bishop 1a The Red Bishops can be found in most reed beds in and around Cape Town where they weave their nests.

World Africa Day

Elephants lots Today is World Africa day and elephants out in the wild are so precious, we hope that our grandchildren will still be able to see them in their natural habitat.

Sea Rose and the Carpenter Bee

Sea Rose and bbee The Sea Rose is such a beautiful flower, with its waxy and shiny petals it almost doesn't seem real. I was lucky to get this photo just as the Carpenter Bee was approaching.